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Flight Christchurch - Noumea from NZD 951 All Taxes Incl. *

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Nouméa Habitation Anse Vata Paysage

Noumea, a colourful city

Life in Noumea follows the rhythm of the Pacific Ocean, between the warm season from November to May and the cooler season from May to November. 

A former French colony, New Caledonia is proud of its "French Touch". Refined and upmarket shops, confectioners, chocolate makers, bakers and French chefs, you will find everything you need to treat yourself in Noumea... Enjoy the charming paradox of contemplating coconut trees while tasting your croissant on the beach. Discover the associations of flavours between French-style gastronomy and Oceanic influences, emblematic of an art of living in New Caledonia.

➜ Discover Noumea

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Coming to Noumea

Entry requirements in Noumea, New Caledonia:

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How to get to Noumea

Going to Noumea from Christchurch

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Travel time 

The shortest travel time from Christchurch to Noumea is around 6 hours and 25 minutes. However this time may vary depending on your itinerary. 

Time difference 

In New Zealand summer time, it is 1 hour later in Christchurch than in Noumea, New Caledonia. In winter time, the time difference is +1 hour.

When to go to Noumea

What is the best time to visit Noumea ?

New Caledonia has a tropical climate. This means there are two distinct seasons: the wet season and the dry season. 

To make the most of the island, the best time to visit is : 

  • April and September to February, during the dry season. Summer temperatures can rise to over 30°C but the air will be drier and you can still fully enjoy your stay in New Caledonia.

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